Marilao, Bulacan
Marilao is a first class urban municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines
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. According to the latest census, it has a population of 160,452 inhabitants in 22,363 households.

Built up area

With the continuous expansion of Metro Manila
Metro Manila
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, the municipality is now included in Manila built up area which reaches San Ildefonso in its Northernmost part.


Marilao is politically subdivided into 16 barangay
A barangay is the smallest administrative division in the Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village, district or ward...


  • Abangan Norte
  • Abangan Sur
  • Ibayo
  • Lambakin
  • Lias
  • Loma de Gato
  • Nagbalon
  • Patubig

  • Poblacion 1st
  • Poblacion 2nd
  • Prenza 1st
  • Prenza 2nd
  • Santa Rosa 1st
  • Santa Rosa 2nd
  • Saog
  • Tabing-ilog

Famous attractions in the town

  • Iglesia, "Ang Bayan ng Dios" Marilao
  • SM City Marilao
    SM City Marilao
    SM City Marilao is a major mall owned and operated by SM Prime Holdings. It is on MacArthur Highway, Brgy. Ibayo, Marilao, Bulacan, Philippines...

  • National Shrine of Divine Mercy
    National Shrine of The Divine Mercy, Philippines
    The National Shrine of The Divine Mercy in Marilao, Bulacan, is the major church dedicated to Divine Mercy in the Philippines...

  • Saint Michael the Archangel Parish Church

Marilao, part of the World's "Dirty 30" polluted cities in 2007

In 2007, The City of Meycauayan and the town of Marilao in Bulacan province share a slot in the list of the world’s 30 most polluted places in the developing world drawn up by a private New York-based institute. In its report, “The World’s Worst Polluted Places” for 2007, the Blacksmith Institute said: “Industrial waste is haphazardly dumped into the Meycauayan, Marilao and Obando River system, a source of drinking and agricultural water supplies for the 250,000 people living in and around” the Meycauayan-Marilao area. Marilao is also border with Caloocan City.

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